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MP Alfred Keter denies forging Sh630 Treasury Bills, released on bail


Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter on Monday pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud, making a false document, forgery and uttering a false document.

He was charged together with Madat Saburali and Johnstone Arthur Sakwa before Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi.

The three were each released on a bond of sh5 million and cash bail of sh2 million.

They have also been ordered to appear before Directorate of Criminal Investigation once a week.

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter with co-accused appearing before chief magistrate Francis Andayi. PHOTO | RICHARD MUNGUTI
Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter with co-accused appearing before chief magistrate Francis Andayi. PHOTO | RICHARD MUNGUTI

Prosecution had urged the magistrate  to deny Mr Saburali bond because he allegedly possesses an identification card belonging to someone else with the same particulars.

The magistrate however ruled that the allegation is not sufficient ground to deny an accused bond.

Mr Keter’s lawyer asked court to order Safaricom to be compelled to avail in court text messages conversation between the MP and Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) governor as from November 2017.

He also wants CCTV footage showing the time the three entered CBK premises last Friday, held talks with the CBK governor and got arrested be availed.